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Leighton, John 1822-1912

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Works: 407 works in 812 publications in 1 language and 4,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Humor  Poetry  Short stories  Fairy tales  Biography  Pictorial works  Adventure stories 
Roles: Binding designer, Author, Editor, Illustrator, Binder, Designer, Book designer, Artist
Classifications: PR4058, 827
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Moral emblems : with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs, of all ages and nations by Jacob Cats( Book )
24 editions published between 1860 and 1865 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Suggestions in design : three thousand years of ornaments, styles, motifs by John Leighton( Book )
7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Paris under the commune: or, The seventy-three days of the second siege. With numerous illustrations, sketches taken on the spot, and portraits (from the original photographs) by John Leighton( Book )
10 editions published between 1871 and 2010 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Suggestions in design; being a comprehensive series of original sketches in various styles of ornament by John Leighton( Book )
21 editions published between 1880 and 1995 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The life of man, symbolised by the months of the year in a series of illustrations by Richard Pigot( Book )
3 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
"Each month of the year related to the life span of man with poems from Shakespeare, Burns, Milton, Crabbe, Coleridge, Herrick, Ben Jonson, Dryden, Tennyson et al. Elaborately illustrated throughout incl 13 full page engravings by Leighton as well as designs & illus on every page. "--abebooks website
Madre Natura versus the Moloch of fashion; a social essay by John Leighton( Book )
15 editions published between 1870 and 1993 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Leighton condemns the foolish dictates of fashion for much of women's ill health and argues that sensible clothing and a daily regimen of exercise and a nutritious diet are the keys to preserving women's health
The Ingoldsby legends : or, Mirth & marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby( Book )
7 editions published between 1865 and 1874 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
This text features three series of short stories and one of miscellaneous poems. The short stories feature characters who possess intriguing names, such as Madam Witherspoon and Bloudie Jackie of Shrewsberrie. Stories include the Lady Rohesia and the Leech of Folkestone. Poems include the Truants, the Poplar, and, Hermann or the Broken Spear
The prince of the fair family : a fairy tale by S. C Hall( Book )
5 editions published between 1867 and 1895 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Christmas comes but once a year : showing what Mr. Brown did, thought, and intended to do, during that festive season by John Leighton( Book )
6 editions published between 1850 and 2012 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Every girl's book : a compendium of entertaining amusements, for recreation in home circles by Louisa Lawford( Book )
4 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Evenings at home; or, The juvenile budget opened by John Aikin( Book )
5 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Old Gingerbread" and the schoolboys by Elizabeth Sara Sheppard( Book )
5 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Moral tales by Guizot( Book )
6 editions published between 1852 and 1856 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Peter the whaler by William Henry Giles Kingston( Book )
4 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sent to sea as a punishment for poaching, a young Irish man enters into a lifetime of adventure as a whaler
Cat and dog : or, memoirs of Puss and the Captain. A story founded on fact by Julia Charlotte Maitland( Book )
3 editions published between 1858 and 1860 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Captain, a setter dog, lives an idyllic life on a country estate, hunting with his master and playing with the master's daughter. When the daughter leaves home and the master moves to London, the Captain is left to the indifferent care of the gardner and his wife. Depressed and lonely, he befriends the cat and together they undertake a perilous journey
Glimpses of ocean life, or, Rock-pools and the lessons they teach by John Harper( Book )
2 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Tiny tadpole : and other tales by Frances Freeling Broderip( Book )
3 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Short stories for children
1,100 designs and motifs from historic sources by John Leighton( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Well-known in the Victorian art world for his award-winning ornamental designs, John Leighton decided to provide contemporary artists and artisans with a rich sourcebook of ideas and inspiration to use in developing their own designs. Entitled Suggestions in Design, the book featured an enormous array of designs and motifs from many cultures and times. The present volume contains all 102 plates from that rare 19th-century compilation. Included are more than 1,100 motifs painstakingly adapted from a host of design traditions: primitive tribal art and pottery; Egyptian sculpture and painting; As
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Limner, Luke, 1822-1912

John Leighton
John Leighton illustrator
Limner, Luke 1822-1912
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English (157)
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